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The University of Kerala or Kerala University is one of the first 16 universities in India ranked 23rd by the NIRF in its recent rankings. The university offers various courses in the streams of Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer Application, Business & Management, Vocational Courses, Education, Engineering, Architecture, and Library.  Kerala University courses include BA, B.Sc, B.Com, BCA, B.Arch, MA, M.Sc, M.Com, MBA, MSW, M.Tech, etc. Admission to the university is merit and entrance-based based through entrance exams such as KEAM, NATA, GATE, KMAT, CMAT, and KU CAT. The application process for admission is online.

Kerala University Important Dates

Particulars Dates
M.Phil Entrance Test Date November 12, 2020 onwards
Last Date of Application for MSW Program at Don Bosco College, Kottiyam Ocotber 28, 2020
Group Discussion/Personal Interview for MSW Program November 02, 2020
Date of Commencement of Admission for MSW Program November 06, 2020
Last Date to Apply for PG Admissions  October 15, 2020
Last Date to Apply  October 15, 2020
Counselling for UG Courses Ongoing
UG Third Allotment October 17, 2020
Kerala University B.Ed Registration Starts from October 5, 2020
B.Ed Registration Extended Last Date  October 27  November 15, 2020
M.Ed Registration Starts from October 5, 2020
Last date of M.Ed Registration October 27, 2020
Date of M.Ed Rank List Publication November 6, 2020
Date of Interview/ Admission November 16, 2020
Last Date of B.P.Ed, MPE and PGDHFM Courses Application October 11, 2020
Date of Admission Test October 20 – October 21, 2020
Date of finalization of Rank List November 04, 2020

Kerala University Highlights

Established | Type 1937 | State
Recognized by UGC and NAAC
NAAC Accreditation Grade A
Courses offered UG, PG, and Doctoral
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Accepted Exam score KEAM, NATA, GATE, CAT, KMAT, CMAT, KU CAT
Application Mode Online
Facilities Library, Sports, Canteen, etc,
Official Website https://www.keralauniversity.ac.in/

Kerala University Ranking

The university is ranked by NIRF and Outlook-ICARE as one of the best universities in India. Given below are Kerala University rankings:

  • The University of Kerala ranked 23rd in India by NIRF, 2020.
  • The University of Kerala ranked 22nd in India by NIRF, 2019.
  • The University of Kerala ranked 30th in India by NIRF, 2018.
  • The University of Kerala ranked 29th in India by NIRF, 2017.
  • The University of Kerala has been ranked 56th by the Outlook-ICARE in 2019 with a score of 74.03.

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Kerala University Courses

Kerala University offers courses in Engineering, Management, Medicine, Commerce, and Humanities. Given below are the details of the same:

Courses

Specializations

B.A

Subjects: Economics, Geography, Hindi, History, Journalism, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, Public Administration, Russian Studies, Sociology, Vedanta, Journalism, Mass Communication, Vyakarana, and Music.

Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream + Merit

Duration: 3 Years

M.A

Subjects: Economics, English, Kannada, History and Archeology, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, Public Administration, Russian Studies, Sociology, Vedanta, Journalism, Mass Communication, Vyakarana, and Music.

Eligibility: Graduate degree in relevant subject + 

Duration: 2 Years

B.Sc

Subject: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, and Zoology

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) + merit

Duration: 3 Years

M.Sc

Subject: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) + Entrance Test + Interview

Duration: 2 Years

B.Com

Subject: Commerce and Hotel Management and Catering, Computer Applications, Tax Procedure and Practice, Tourism and Travel Management

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) + Merit

Duration: 3 Years

BCA/ BBM/ BSW

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) + Merit

MCA/ M.Com/ MSW/ M.Sc in Library & Information Science/ M.Lib

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)

Duration: 2 Years

MBA

Subject: Financial Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Media Management, Systems Management, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, International Business, Travel, and Tourism

Eligibility: Graduate degree + KMAT/ CAT or CMAT Score

Duration: 2 Years

B. Tech

Subjects: Chemical, Civil, Aeronautical, Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, Automobile, Biotechnology, and Biochemical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Industrial, Mechanical, Production, and Information

Eligibility:10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects + JEE Main Score

Duration: 4 Years

M. Tech

Subjects: Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, Network and Internet, Optoelectronics and Optical, Power Electronics, Communication, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer Science and Engineering, Control Systems, and Machine Design 

Eligibility: Candidate must have passed B.Tech/B.E in the related discipline with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/ PWD and 53% for OBC) in aggregate + GATE Score

Duration: 2 Years


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Kerala University Admissions

B.Tech Admissions will be granted ont the basis of (KEAM) entrance conducted by CEE, Kerala. For B.Arch. Admissions NATA scores are required. For M.Tech, Candidate must have a valid GATE score.

Admission to MBA program will be granted on the basis of KMAT/ CMAT/ CAT scores followed by GD and PI rounds. For all other Master’s courses, admission is based on the marks in the university-level entrance test followed by an interview and evaluation of the relevant work experience.

Entrance Test followed by Personal Interview conducted by Kerala University.  candiates having a valid score in UGC (NET)/ CSIR (JRF) Examination (for Ph.D.) SLET/ GATE/ Teacher Fellowship holders (for Ph.D.) / Direct award of Fellowship by DST (INSPIRE), ICMR, or any such national agency (Ph.D.) or any other equivalent test are also eligible for admission.

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Kerala University Placements

Kerala University placements are offered to the deserving candidates through its central placement cell. The placement cell works with the students and recruiters in order to fulfill the requirements of both. The dedicated placement team makes sure that the candidates are well placed and the recruiters are satisfied with the candidate’s profile.

Kerala University Faculty

University of Kerala faculty has a total of 195 members qualified in their relevant fields with a Master’s and Ph.D. degree. The members have experience in various fields such as Applied Science & Technology, Arts, Ayurveda, Commerce, Dentistry, Education, Fine Arts, Homeopathy, Law, Management, Medicine, Science, etc. The strength of the faculty members is as follows:

  • Chairman: 94 
  • Professor: 19
  • Associate Professor: 32
  • Assistant Professor: 46
  • Additional Professor: 1
  • Reader: 2
  • Lecturer: 1

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Kerala University Affiliated College

  • Azeezia Dental College- Read More
  • Government Medical College- Read More
  • College of Engineering- Read More
  • Kerala Law Academy- Read More
  • Sree Uthradom Thirunal Academy of Medical Sciences Vattappara- Read More
  • Marivanios College- Read More
  • Kerala University College of Teacher Education Adoor- Read More
  • TKM College of Engineering- Read More
  • Marian Engineering College- Read More
  • Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering- Read More
  • Government Arts College- Read More
  • Rajadhani Institute of Engineering and Technology- Read More
  • Sree Buddha College of Engineering- Read More
  • Naipunnya School of Management- Read More
  • University of Kerala, University College of Engineering Kariavattom- Read More

Kerala University Result 

Kerala University's final examinations are conducted in the month of December and May for odd and even semesters, respectively. Kerala University results are announced through the official website of the within 30 days of the period from the examinations. The result for different tests is published on the examinations’ official website. The candidates can check their merits to confirm their seat in the counseling process from the online admissions portal available at the Kerala University official website.

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Kerala University Scholarship

Kerala University offers various scholarships to meritorious and economically weak students. Students pursuing various courses at the university can avail scholarships like:

  • Student's Aid Fund Scholarship
  • Student's Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme (SGPAIS)
  • UG and PG Merit Scholarships

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Kerala University Facilities: 

Campus Library: The University of Kerala host a vast library at the Kariavattom campus, started in 1976 and acts as a reference library for research scholars.  The library has over 7000 books and has a subscription to over 60 periodicals. It also offers internet, reprographic, UGC - Infonet, e-journal services and many more

Department Libraries: Apart from campus library, all the teaching departments have their own separate library i.e 34 at the campus of Kariavattom and 6 at the campus of Senate house.

Sports Facilities: Kerala University offers good sports opportunities at its various campuses. The University has a playground for the students to play cricket, hockey and football. Gymnasium and indoor games also available to the students

Observatory: The Trivandrum Observatory is located on a hill at a 60 feet height and 200 feet above sea level. The geographical location of the observatory is 8 degrees 30 min northern latitude and about 76 degrees 59 minutes eastern longitude  It is a part of the Department of Physics of Kerala University

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Kerala University FAQs

Ques. How can I do an MBA from Kerala University?

Ans. In order to take admission in MBA, you must have passed a bachelor degree in relevant stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate. Kerala University will only accept the bachelor's degree scores from the Indian university recognized by the University of Kerala.

Ques. How can I pay Kerala University fees online? 

Ans. You can pay Kerala University fees online by going to the payment portal of the university. (https://pay.keralauniversity.ac.in). You can pay through debit card/credit card or net banking.

Ques. How is SCPA calculated at Kerala University?

Ans. In Kerala University SCPA is calculated by dividing the sum of credit points obtained in the semester to the sum of credit points taken in that semester.

Ques. How many colleges are there under Kerala University?

Ans. There are 151 colleges affiliated to Kerala University.

Ques. How is Kerala University distance education?

Ans. Kerala University distance education offers 25 programs, including UG and PG, through distance mode of learning under the departments of Humanities, Science, Commerce, Literature, Library & Information Science, and IT. The eligibility criteria for UG courses are 10 + 2 passed from a recognized board, while the same for PG courses is graduation passed in a relevant field from a recognized university. Students are selected on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.

Ques. How are the Kerala University exam results announced?

Ans. Kerala University exam results are announced online on the official website. The schedule for the exam is also announced through the official website